EP 0371486 A1 1990-06-06 - Vascular catheter with releasably secured guidewire.
Vascular catheter with releasably secured guidewire.
Gefässkatheter mit lösbar befestigtem Führungsdraht.
Cathéter vasculaire avec fil de guidage fixé de façon détachable.
US 27857988 A
A vascular catheter having a central lumen (17) adapted to slidably receive a guidewire (16) therein with an inflatable collar (23) or other suitable means to releasably secure or fix the guidewire within the lumen so that the catheter and guidewire can be advanced through a patient's vasculature as a unit. The catheter system is particularly suitable in balloon dilatation catheters for use in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty procedures.
IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)
IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)
CPC (invention and additional information)
Citation (search report)
Designated contracting state (EPC)
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